Roughing It in the Bush, Or, Life in Canada

Roughing It in the Bush, Or, Life in Canada

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Roughing It in The Bush chronicles Susanna Moodie’s harsh and often humorous experiences homesteading in the woods of Upper Canada. A frank and fascinating account of how one woman coped, not only with a new world, but with a new self, this unabridged text continues to justify the international sensation it caused when it was first published in 1852.

Publisher: Toronto, Ont. : McClelland & Stewart, 2007
ISBN: 9781551992129
1551992124
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Alternative Title: Life in Canada

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julia_sedai
Apr 04, 2016

I enjoyed this book that Susanna Moodie wrote about her first years in Canada. She and her husband lived in the bush and had a hard life. It's very interesting if you like Canadian history. She misses her homeland a lot, but slowly learns to love Canada. Throughout the book there are poems written by Moodie and her husband. It's quite long, though, and took me a while to get through. I almost would have rather read some excerpts than the whole thing. Still, I recommend it if you are interested in Canadian history during the 1830s.

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fletchmo
Jan 19, 2010

want to feel very very pampered? you probably will, if you read this book !!

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